Resource Management

Understanding and evaluating India’s resource management methods, policies and strategies.

October 2017 Bangalore/ Bengaluru flooding

Flooded Bengaluru: Nature’s Wrath or Human Error?

Coauthored by Stuti Pachisia, Kartik Sundar and Chirag Chinnappa  “It only has to rain heavily for a short while for the city to get completely...

Drains to Diseases: Haryana’s Sanitation Struggle

"My kid falls sick so often because of the stagnant water in these open drains. Why isn't the government doing anything?" — Asawarpur Resident, Haryana In...
1024px-Mumbai_container_terminal_from_Elephanta_Island The Bastion

50 Shades of Blue (Economy)

Co-authored by Simran Taneja and Aarathi Ganesan   In-Depth  For many developing countries, economic growth is facilitated by a booming manufacturing sector. Yet, in light of increasing...
India Water

Reshaping India’s Development Strategy: The Importance of Water Security

Co-authored by Pragya Gupta & Gopika Kumaran  India fails to provide 63 million of its citizens with access to safe, clean water. The water in...
India Agriculture

Alleviating India’s Irrigation Woes

Co-authored by Sourya Reddy & Siddhant Sachdeva   India’s large irrigation system consists of several canals, rainwater harvesting, and groundwater well systems, of which the last...
Sustainable development Africa

Looking for Answers: Africa’s Search for Development

Written by Philip Deweyi Changes in power structures and economic boundaries are creating a more decentralized and interconnected world. Africa is the epitome of this...
Climate Change

Digging Deeper: The Relationship Between Climate Change & Capitalism

Written by Manas Dutt It is Al Gore’s almost two-decade-long, irrefutable and inconvenient truth that climate change is set to alter the planet radically if...
Cauvery Catchment Area

A Zero Sum Game: the State(s), the People and River Cauvery

Written by Chirag Chinnappa  On Friday, the Supreme Court’s much-awaited decision on the Cauvery water-sharing dispute was accepted as a “balanced verdict” by Karnataka officials....

Sparking a Conversation: Ethics vs. Economics in the Environment

In our next video in the 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Dr Mahesh Rangarajan discusses the relationship between development and nature. In a country like...

Sparking A Conversation: India, its Environment and the Future

In our next video in the 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Dr. Mahesh Rangarajan, a Professor of Environmental Studies and History, discusses the the key issues...